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UN Calls Cyclone Idai One of Southern Hemisphere's Worst Storms

Cyclone Idai may be one of the worst weather disasters ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, U.N. experts say, with ...


Hijackers, cops in shootout near Joburg city centre

A shootout between police and armed hijackers brought traffic to a standstill in the industrial area of Langlaagte, near the ...


Eight houses burnt in Vuwani, again

Residents in Tshino in Vuwani, Limpopo went on a rampage on Monday night, blocking roads and torching eight houses. The ...


Battle for Bo-Kaap: Heritage protection rules another step closer

The report to declare Bo-Kaap a heritage protection overlay zone (HPOZ) has been finalised and will be sent to the ...


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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...

Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...

Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...

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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...


Major flooding and deaths in Mozambique and Malawi following cyclone

GENEVA, Switzerland - A major aid operation is underway in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, ...


Sudan's Crackdown on Protest Stirs Concern

WASHINGTON - Rights groups are voicing concerns about Sudan's violent action against anti-government protests, which have been sweeping the African ...


Disabled Victims Are Syrian War's Most Vulnerable

Sham al-Akhras, 10, has only known war since the Syrian civil war started in March 2011, when she was an ...


With Photos, Kenyans Say #Wecannotignore 1 Million Hungry People

Prominent Kenyans shared pictures of drought-hit communities on Twitter on Tuesday, calling for greater government action to end a hunger ...


UN Calls Cyclone Idai One of Southern Hemisphere's Worst Storms

Cyclone Idai may be one of the worst weather disasters ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, U.N. experts say, with ...


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